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there are now three alameda deputies on leave in connection of a beating of a suspected car thief late last year in san francisco how the police plan to respond today. mornings on 2 continues. >> this is k tvu mornings on 2. >> thank you for joining us, march 29th. >> good morning. i'm dave clark. let's talk about the weather. did you know it was cold outside? >> yes. some of the vineyard fans are
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humming this morning. >> forgot about the grapes >> we have had buds already. >> they're starting to bud. >> correct. there's still plenty of 30s. the ship is coming in there. there were white caps. thank you. we do have much quieter conditions today. although still breezy outside the golden gate and the water tempts came down they're in the 50s. yesterday afternoon, real quick, showing you as it popped up, quieter now, that thunderstorm activity which covered the bay, all the way out to the coast which was impressive. too far now, too far to the west, the low moving into nevada. livemore, nap pa airport, there are many.
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east bay temperatures 37, danville 34. mostly sunny here today. the low is just a little too far to the west. mostly sunny, the cues developing over the hills, fair weather cues, low to mid-60s. far while, it was quiet, but i heard you say something popped up >> we have slow traffic on 80 westbound heading out towards the commute westbound 80 between the bridge and the macarthur maze. we had an accident and traffic is clearing up you can see traffic is backing up now as you drive from highway 4 down to the crash that they're clearing and you can see that traffic is going to be busy. if that's your commute, give yourself extra time. once you make it to the bay
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bridge, it's okay on the bridge but they're waiting okay on the plaza. clearing an accident, that's slowing traffic down. but the rest of the south bay commute doesn't look bad yet. >> thank you. a terrifying ordeal over for passengers and crew on a hijacked airliner in cyprus where a suspect is now in custody. we're following the latest developments and what the hijacker may have wanted. >> the latest reports indicate that the hijacker may have been motivated by personal reasons, possibly a broken heart. the hijacker has been arrested and the ordeal is over. all hostages including 8 americans onboard have been released. local footage shows what is believed to be the last of the crew and the passengers held leaving the plane. one man could be seen climbing out of the cockpit window.
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negotiations resulted in dozens of passengers being released and climbing down the stairs and boarding a bus. it happened when the plane was hijacked and forced to land at the airport. officials have not identified the hijacker as syed , he claimed to have an explosive belt but they have not confirmed that. the cyprus president says it had nothing to do with terrorism, when asked if it had something to do with a woman, he said always there's a woman in the middle. there will be a thorough investigation, but now he's in custody. >> thank you for that update. 7:04 is the time. the hijacking is raising concerns about egyptian airport security. in october, a metro jet flight
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that took off from the country airport crashed in the peninsula. isis claimed responsible. new this morning, the brussels airport may partially re-open tomorrow with much tighter security and a make-shift check-in air after the suicide bombs last week. about 800 airport workers will test the temporary arrangements for passenger check-in and the tougher baggage screening after the attacks. the belgium government may have to approve the changes before the airport can re-open on a limited basis. the brussels subway is pretty much up and running again under
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tight security. but the station hit is still closed. people of all faiths came together for a special memorial service to pray and show support for those killed, injured and affected by the tragedy. a stolen car suspect who claims he was severely beaten by deputies will file a civil claim against the sheriff's office. question are joined from outside of the jail on what is going to happen today. >> a lot going on today. good morning to you. two deputies are accused of taking part in the actual beating and now we learn that a third deputy is accuse offend taking part in a cover up after the fact. later on today, they will hold a news conference to address what is a growing scandal within the sheriff's office. the accusations of excessive force and misconduct stem from
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the beating of a suspect in san francisco it was captured on surveillance video. the two deputies that let fly with batons on the suspected car thief following a chase is already off of the job with pay. a third deputy, not directly involved in the beating and the arrest is implicated in what happened afterward. that deputy is suspended as they look into allegations that one stole jewelry and gave it to a homeless couple who witnessed the beating that night as a bribe to keep them quiet. >> i came around the corner and he's like, hey, i found something. he passed me a very nice gold chain with a large medallion
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cross on it, turkish gold. >> he's accused of leading deputies on a high-speed chase from the east bay into san francisco in a stolen car. he allegedly used the car to ram sheriff patrol cars that night. later on today, they plan to file a civil claim against the office which is the precursor to a lawsuit. we have learn that had a deputy's body camera, a deputy on scene involved in the arrest reported the entire confrontation and the da's office has the footage now and will be going over it and considering whether to file criminal charges against the deputies. the sheriff will be holding a news conference at 1:00 this afternoon here in dublin to address this scandal within the department, very serious accusations of misconduct by three deputies here in connection with that arrest.
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>> very serious, thank you. the sheriff's union is calling into an investigation into sheriff smith. they accuse smith of leaking details about the jail fight caught on video this month. the union claims sheriff smith showed her text million dollarsages that she claims were from guards under investigation. the union says she shared the information to sway them of not stripping her of her authority over the jails. five people have died in sacramento after taking street drugs believed to contain a powerful painkiller. some who overdosed thought they were taking a different drug, a
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norco. this is used to treat severe pain and 50-100 times stronger than morphine. the fbi hacks into the san bernardino shooter's phone without apple's help. he was wanted for shooting an 8-year-old boy from concord. how the man hunt came to a violent end in a lowe's parking lot. we're looking at a commute now getting busier on the east shore freeway. what is going on that may be slowing you down. a good cold morning. there are many 30s all the way down to near santa cruz. that's coming up.
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a a police shooting at a lowe's parking lot ended a manhunt for the man accused of shooting an 8-year-old boy. police have been searching for the suspect since the shooting outside of the boy's home in concord. someone who recognized him spotted him monday, he was driving in fairfield, pulled into the lowe's parking lot just off of highway 80. three police officers tried to arrest him during a confrontation and one of the officers opened fire. he was taken to the hospital in critical condition. now the mother of the 8-year- old boy says she's grateful that he is now in custody. >> it's a brick off of my chest, most definitely. it's been a struggle the last few days. it's been tough on all of us. >> now the 8-year-old has a bullet lodged in the right side
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of his neck. it can't be removed. the mother says he is a long time family friend and got into an argument with one of the family members if he survives the shooting, he will face charges of attempted murder and felony child endangerment. the board of supervisors will honor those who responded to the the derailment this year. nine were hurt including four seriously injured when two train cars derailed on march 7th. you might remember one of the cars landed in the creek and first responders say it's a miracle no one died. it is partly because of the quick reactions by first responders they want to thank those workers by recognizing them at today's meeting. three were rescued from a cliff after being stuck there for hours it started around 9:00 last night and the point raise national seashore.
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the sheriff's department says that someone spotted the stranded hikers down the cliff and called 9-1-1. one climbed down to a beach below. i want to show you a picture from twitter. it shows the search and rescue team tying to reach the two other hikers. in the end, a coast card helicopter was brought in and that was able to pull them to safety. no word on whether they were injured or how they're doing this morning. strange story from texas. what started out as a high- speed chase turned into a muddy rescue. the suspect ended up stripping down to his underwear and jumped into a river bank. he ended up stuck in the mud and trying to crawl away here. police had to use a rope to help get him out of this. it happened yesterday near houston. no word on how the chase started in the first place. it's 7:15. let's check back in with sal. it got busy. >> 80 westbound is going to be
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slow. as a matter of fact, we have traffic that is going to be busy. and i do want to show you the traffic here on 80 is backing up past highway 4 because of the accident they cleared out from the lanes. the traffic is going to be busy this morning. it's taken almost 40 minutes to drive that stretch. when you get to the bay bridge, i-80 is slow today it's slightly better than normal. some have spring break this week. let's go to 280 in san jose. the traffic looks good up to highway 17. the south bay is lighter than usual. 7:16. >> steve, nice weather day today. >> although yesterday was fun. >> i liked it. it was interesting in the afternoon. it is cold though. two reports of the wind machines going up in the napa value limit those are the ones i have had
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under clear skies yesterday. there was a northwest breeze coming down and right off of the coast which sent the water temperatures plunging, they're in the low 50s. it will be warmer tomorrow and the end of the week looks warmer. this morning, it's all about cold temperatures. morgan hills, 35, right near santa cruz, i did see a 38-degree reading. now, a lot of times it was a pattern. it starts along the range. maybe santa clara. it made it for everybody. you can see how it just swept all the way through and through parts of the peninsula. it was impressive. the low has moved into this way
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into nevada. maybe on this side, wrapping into the area, you can pick up snow showers. a possibility of clouds building over the hills there will be a fair weather variety. 40s and 50s, no breezes down. 30s for santa rosa. there are many 35s, i have seen 32, 33, even san jose at 42. peninsula, 30s, of course, wood side and mid-40s for others including san carlos and also san mateos. sierra, nevada quiet now, look good to go today the low turning into nevada headed to the four corners. mostly sunny here. breezy at times.
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not as bad as yesterday. near normal temperatures, low 60s, everyone close today and yesterday was the coolest, most active day of the week so far. things calm down, mornings will be cold and slow warmup into the week and the weekend. he made his first court appearance, coming up, how he claims he spent the money that he took from the northern california bank. >> a man was shot after pulling a gun inside of a visitor's center why he was known to capital police.
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welcome back. it's 7:22. pakistan's prime minister vows a quick response targeting a gathering of christians. a south side bomber targeted a children's play area at a park. a break away taliban group loyal to isis claimed responsibility saying they were specifically targeting christians. the prime minister canceled a meeting to the u.s. and declared 3 days of mourning. >> security very tight today
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around the u.s. capitol complex in washington d.c. after a scary incident yesterday. the 66-year-old of tennessee pulled out a gun at the capitol visitor center and capitol police opened fire and shot him we don't know the condition now. the complex was locked down after that incident. >> all of a sudden, it was just a scramble with people yelling and screaming and officers just coming up from every direction with guns drawn saying shots had been fired. >> a woman who was near by, she suffered a minor injury. he was released after being treated at the scene. dawson was arrested and charged for an outburst inside the congressional house chambers, he claimed to be a profit. there are new developments, scott walker just endorsed texas senator ted cruz for the republican nomination and
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that's ahead of next tuesday's key primary in the state. donald trump set to speak in wisconsin this afternoon. they called on them to cancel the event and more protests expected today. john kasich and ted cruz are campaigning in wisconsin. 42 delegates are up for grabs and hope to prevent trump from building on his lead. >> while he's good at yelling and attacking and insult, i will does not have solutions for problems facing the country. >> sanders says he does better in polls against trump rather than clinton. marco rubio submitted saying he wanted his name removed.
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analysts says he probably doesn't want to split the vote. they have until friday to remove the names from the ballot. more than 40 names are on the ballot including ben carson, chris christie. >> it is 7:25, a sexual assault is underinvestigation in berkeley this morning. what police are saying about the ait can and the relationship between the victim and the suspect. we're live, this is the day that crab fisherman has been waiting for. the announcement scheduled for this morning and how it could affect the crab season. we're looking at a commute that is still pretty busy, especially if you're driving on the east shore. here in the south bay, not too bad. slowing on 237. just heard from kevin, 41
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this morning. that's cold. we'll look at those coming up and a nice day on tap.
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it's going to talk about what we could find out today in the bay area after months of delays he brought up a good point. not only thanksgiving and christmas but super bowl where we had so many people in town, they would have purchased a lot of crab. >> good morning. i'm dave clark let's go to your weather. a lot of burs out there. >> burrr. >> waking up to the hum of the wind machine. i believe it, there's a lot of mid-30s, 34-35, north napa, i'm not surprised. morgan hill 35. i even saw 39, there's a a cold
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one. 31 down in scotts valley. there's yesterday afternoon, we had the thunderstorms bubble up and head right from east to west. now it's calm. this is a whopper of a springtime low, obviously, but it's going to be a big time weather maker as it moves into the rockies the winds subsided. 30s, 40s and 50s. there are many 30s from santa rosa to santa clara valley. one observation, mid-30s boulder creek. i did see near santa cruz, 38. not on the waters edge, but close to town at 38. that's pretty cold for them this time of the year. the low moves off to the east and it allows everything to calm down. a few clouds over the hills later on. chilly, mostly sunny, the breeze is there and it's mainly higher
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elevations and not as bad as yesterday. 7:30 and 80, what did you say? >> 80 is bad. we had an earlier crash clearing on 80. and i want to show you the time here on 80 westbound, it's going to take you almost an hour really to drive here between the bridge and the macarthur maze. it had been very low it's now really slow because the accident is clearing and you can see that the traffic is backed up all the way out to the bridge. you will see traffic that is going to be slow because of the crash that is clearing. even highway 4 is slow approaching interstate 80. let's go to the bay bridge, you'll see the traffic is backed up for about a 20-minute delay. we're looking at the south bay, we don't have a lot of slow traffic. we have some after 280 and approaching mount view. 7:31. >> thank you, police in the
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east bay, they're investigating reports of a sexual assault that happened last night in a popular park. you're near the sea breeze parking, what is the latest on the investigation. >> east bay police told us no arrests have been made in this case. they are still looking for the man responsible and if it happened around 9:30 last night in the parking lot where we are and the building behind us is the sea breeze market and deli, it's a popular spot. but it's only open in the daytime. this parking lot would have been fairly empty they're investigating it, it's technically part of the area. police believe that the female victim and the attacker planned to meet in the parking lot last night. they may have been
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acquaintances it's unclear how she called for help or if someone heard or saw her in distress. the victim was taken to the hospital. police are looking for the suspect. later this morning, we're hoping to talk to investigators who haven't heard back yet and ask them if there's a description of the man they're looking for, any other information that they want to share with the public. the fbi's legal battle with apple is over. the justice department said it had a third party hack into the part of the shooter. he would not say who the third party is. apple refused to help the government saying it would set a precedence. they need to tell the specialists how it was able to break into that phone. they say this is about more than a single phone and privacy. >> this is about protecting
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businesses and protecting proprietary information and customer lists and government secrets >> this particular high profile case is no longer being purr sued. the deputy predicts a larger battle looms on whether they can build unbreakable technologies in the future. a state senate committee votes for those convicted of duis. it's in effect in 25 other states. now, these interlocks require a person to blow into the device to start the car. the measure has wide ranging support. the bill is sponsored by jerry hill. anticipation building for bay area crab fishermen. just last week, officials opened up the water for commercial crab fishing south of the sonoma
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coastline. why today, today is the day a lot of people have been waiting for. >> no question about it. the crab fishermen, they were looking forward to today because up until this past weekend, we were told they couldn't go into the water because of the issue that affected the crabs and would affect you as well if you happened to eat one. we're live lear along the fisherman's bay. the question today is how much will the growing price of crab be once they are caught? we're expected to hear that later this morning we have some video now from this morning of crab fishermen getting ready to head out we saw some packing up the bait and other loading up traps on to the boat. a test boat was sent out to catch and bring back crab and what they're looking for was the meat to weight ratio.
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they gave the go ahead to open up the waters for the commercial season. will the rice per pound be worth it? >> the normal season starts in november. it's the end for the crab season we're looking to get to work. there's not much to say other than people at home, a lot of people visiting the assets. >> ideally, what they're hoping for is about $3, $3.25 per pound, that would be the ideal price, since it's the end of the season, the pick of the season, well behind us now. that was christmas time, thanksgiving time, some say it likely won't reach that. we have to wait and see. that's scheduled to come out at 9:30 to 10:00. as we take it back here live, it's much different than what we saw a month ago.
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several are very eager to head out to work this morning. several affected by this pretty dismal crab fishing season. >> totally different scene been you now. investigators say that a grass fire burned close to facebook headquarters probably started in a homeless camp it broke out about 4:00. now, wind gusts up to 25 miles per hour were fanning the flames but firefighters worked quit to keep it from spreading to near by homes university avenue was shut down for a while. it even burned on the road. the early reports from the crews on the scene indicated it was sparked by a campfire. >> it's not unusual. we have a number of homeless
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along the bay, we have seen an up tick in the number of campfires >> there's no word of any injuries. more than 2 dozen people hurt when a dust storm in southern california caused a massive highway pileup. it happened yesterday afternoon on 247 in san bernardino county. look at that photo, the dust storm blinded drivers causing at least 15 cars to collide including two big rigs. 28 people were hurt, three had to be taken to the hospital. yesterday's cold wind that blew through the bay area brought some unusual weather with it. a hailstorm caught people by surprise late yesterday afternoon. this video taken in a backyard of a home. that is hail. it also brought heavy rain as well. there was a similar scene in vallejo.
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a viewer posted this one showing hail coming down near a construction site. you can send us video that may end up on the news down load the frisco app. we may pay you to use it on air. >> that's nice. he is the star of hit fox tv show prison break and now he's using his stardom to spread a message he he is sharing a message to help people with a widespread mental illness. up next, why security could come with a much higher price tag than first thought. and we are seeing morning commute that is still a little bit slow out there. this is westbound 24, getting slower in oakland.
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and also for a separate killing of a 22-year-old. both were killed in 2013. she was shot and killed at a sleepover when she went to the door to answer it. three others were wounded. prosecutors say williams went to the home to avenge the killing of a friend. the plan to raise california's minimum wage to $15 per hour is criticized by some small business owners. the plan announced would increase hourly wages by
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50-cents per hour during the first two years after that, it would go up a dollar a year until the year 2022. the wage hike would force them to raise their prices that could mean fewer prices and could drive them out of business. at least one small business owner says it's the right thing to do. >> living in california in general, it has increased tremendously. we cannot see our team members not keeping up with that. >> ken jacobs of the berkeley center says that businesses also benefit when their employees earn more money. worker turnover goes down and productivity goes often it would save money. all would face the same increase and it's likely everyone would have to raise prices. the state legislature has to approve the idea. renters and some landlords speak out against a plan to
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make rent control illegal in richmond. they will decide in november if it should be banned in richmond. the city approved a rent control ordnance last fall. now they're rallying support to defeat the measure. eliminate rent control would force them out of the community and they say rents have already risen 24% in the last few years. the city council scheduled to report on a plan. if approved, 14 october of new housing projects would have to be considered affordable. that means families earning about 80,000 a year would be able to buy them. >> we should target teachers, entry level management positions in the city of san jose to buy a home at a reduced price. >> developers have fought it
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for four years and say more housing at all levels are needed in silicone valley. for every home being built, there are five jobs created. the number of people evicted continues to increase. the examiner reports 2100 people forced out of their homes by landlords between march of last year. that's up slightly from 12 months before. it's up sharply from 2010 where there were fewer than 1300 convictions. the report says that the number has grown every year since 2010. it looks like extra security for super bowl related events this year cost the city a lot more money than expected. the city adding up the costs, according to the san francisco chronical, the price of police overtime was $3 million more than a million more than first estimated. the police chief says that
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security plans changed after the san bernardino and paris attacks. the police department has requested a $700,000 federal reimbursement since it was the federal government that added that extra security. the man known as the bearded bandit said he robbed a bank and used the money to pay bills the 30-year-old is suspected of robbing several banks including in concord and lafayette. he's accused of stealing $28,000. he was arrested on wednesday after a viewer spotted ellis in the parking lot of a safe way store in brentwood. he says he was going through a tough time and bought clothing to wear at goodwill. getting where you need to go. have you fixed things in our commute? >> i wouldn't say fixed, but some things are improving because some of the accidents we have been talking about have
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been cleared up lets see what we have with the roads and i'll show you some of the commutes are doing well, others are not. let's look at what we have now. it's a look at the commute here. the traffic on 24 westbound doesn't look bad. this commute hasn't been all that bad coming through as you drive to the tunnel and from walnut creek. bay bridge plaza, that's okay. traffic moving along well with no issues we're looking at 80, we had an earlier accident on 80, that really messed things up. traffic is still recovering on interstate 80 it's slow after the crocket area. let's go back to the desk now. >> all right. thank you. months after david bowie died, a tribute concert has been planned and you can go to it.
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>> you can be there. ahead, what you need to do in order to stream david bowie's concert. first, he has blazed a trail in pop culture, everything from music to fashion. when we come back, the latest from diddy and how he plans to shake up america's education system.
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some teachers back by conservative group argue that the fees violated the free speech rights of those who disagree with the positions of the union. they leave in place that upholds the practice president obama stepping up his push to address painkiller addiction in the u.s.
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this afternoon, the president will visit for a panel discussion on drug abuse and heroin addiction. the white house is asking for federal funding to treat heroin addiction and to train doctors and new guidelines including physical therapy, exercise and over-the-counter medications before prescribing painkillers. today the city council focuses on medical marijuana and the changes to the rules there are 16 businesses in san jose. they're proposing that the city looks into the allowing them to deliver pot to patients homes as a way to undercut operations there's another proposal to have the police department oversee those dispensaries like it does to the city card rooms.
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a controversial abortion bill requiring doctors to give anesthesia to women. it's to minimize pain to the fetus. it's not clear if the fetus feels pain and using it could put the woman's health at risk. our time is 7:53. a study claims they have found a new way to detect concussions. it took research and patients asking doctors whether or not if there were tests they could take instead of looking for a symptom. blood tests revealed concussion patients had higher protein in their blood and that protein stayed in the blood for a week afterward. >> a simple blood test will tell us if some of the proteins released from the brain after an injury are detected in the blood. >> the study analyzed 600
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patients comparing their ct scans with the blood test. the outcome, 97% accurate. experts are calling a test used in several situations. a charter school planned to open this year. diddy wants to open. teachers will be called illuminators because they do more than teach. they will take time to check on the emotional needs . the san jose sharks are back in the playoffs they won last night 5-2. they have clinged their playoff
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spots. now the sharks head up to vancouver. they have three more regular season home games left through next weekend. sanford has introduced its new men's basketball coach. the 18th head coach in program history, he spent four years in alabama and birmingham and he's a northern california native. started at cal before transferring to kansas. >> one thing i'm proud of, we're at the top of the country and top five in assists and we move it in trying to attack in a variety of different ways defensively, we try to create a little bit of havoc to create some baskets as well. >> he replaces fired head coach, he was hired last week at the university of central florida. >> the western conference
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player of the week. he's a third warrior to earn it this season along with five time winner. thompson is coming off of 44 games for the first time in his career. he led them to four wins last week and set a career high for 3 pointers in a season. just like that. >> give credit to my teammates. they were assisted. >> they go to utah for a game tomorrow before coming back home to host the celtics friday night. the coach doesn't plan on resting the players behind back to back games. steve told reporters yesterday,
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andre is still, he's not ready to play yet. time now is 7:56, coming own the 8:00 hour, there was a man suspect offend hijacking a passenger jet. that man has been arrested. up next, what we're learning about the suspect and how the situation came to an end. >> three deputies accused of beating a car thief and bribing witnesses to that arrest in san francisco last year how the service plans to respond to the serious accusations today. good morning. looking at a commute that was slightly damaged by a couple of crashes >> but now on the san mateo bridge, things are improving heading off to the peninsula. crazy day, it was afternoon
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thunderstorms, it's cold this morning. it will be warmer today. looking at the tuesday temperatures. temperatur
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let's take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza, you can see that traffic going to be busy coming up here. there are no major problems driving up. things are getting better here. if you are driving, let's put the maps back up here. it's 280 in san jose, the traffic is not bad. at 8:02, here are the maps now. traffic is going to be busy on 101 driving into mount view we have some slow traffic there. it is a clear morning. it's also a cold morning. temperatures starting off in the 30s. it's clear -- he's getting a lot
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of air time here. thank you. 39 around santa cruz. it will be a buildup over the hills, those will be the fair weather cues, the energy is too far now into nevada. is this a whopper of a spring low. still a possibility of showers in the sierras if you have any breezes, it's probably in the 30s. there are many towards morgan hill. we're bouncing off of the morning lows i saw a 31. there was a 38 and campbell checked in at 40. it was pretty cool, but a lot of sunshine here and temperatures will be slowly recovering as the low takes the turn and heads
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out across the rockies and then the northern plains and you'll hear about that. a cold chilly morning for many. low to mid-60s, starting on a warmer tend for today and the rest of the week. >> thank you. time is 8:04. three service deputies have been suspended in connection with a beating caught on camera. >> a stolen car suspect says he was beaten by two of the deputies. now a third deputy is accused of trying to cover up the entire incident. the suspect will file a civil claim today against the sheriff's office. >> outside of the jail in dublin, in a couple hours, the sheriff will respond to these allegations against his deputies >> reporter: that is right. that's what we're waiting for. it will happen at 1:00.
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the alameda sheriff will address these very serious accusations of accessive force and misconduct by several of his deputies. it stems from the arrest and the beating that followed in san francisco last november. it was all captured on surveillance video. the man beaten after he lead them on a pursuit. the two deputies who you see hitting him with batons, they are already off of the job with pay. a third deputy was imp lay indicated for what happened after the fact. they're looking into accusations that one deputy on the scene stole a gold necklace from the suspect and gave it as hush money to a homeless couple who
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witnessed the alleged beating. they were staying in a tent in the alleyware. they're taking the accusations seriously. >> they are no better than the criminals they arrested if these allegations are true. this is unacceptable. >> he's accused of leading authorities on a high-speed chase in a stolen car that night. he used that car to ram a sheriff's patrol car at one point. a deputy's body camera captured the video and they will consider whether to file charges we'll be hearing from the sheriff who will be holding a
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news conference to address the serious accusations and that will happen at 1:00 today and early this morning at 11:00, the attorney for the man at the center of the case, his attorney will be holding a conference at 11:00 to talk about the civil claim that will be filed. that's a precursor to a lawsuit against the sheriff's office. more on the hijacked airplane. it was terrifying for the people onboard before the terrorist was captured. talk about a motive. as bizarre as it may sound, the hijacker may have been motivated by love and a broken
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heart. egypt air says all hostages have been released. local tv footage shows what is believed to be the last of the crew and passengers held leaving the plane, one man could be seen climbing out of the cockpit west side. earlier, ongoing negotiations resulted in dozens of passengers released they could be seen climbing down the stairs and boarding a bus. it started 8 hours ago when egypt air bound for cairo with 55 passengers onboard was hijacked and forced to land at the airport in cyprus. the hijacker is egyptian. reports he claimed to have an explosive belt, but no explosives were found. they say it had nothing to do
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with terrorism, when asked if it was over a woman, he said always, there's a woman in the middle. there will be a thorough investigation, but again, the hijacker is now in custody. thank you. time is now 8:09. also new this morning, the brussels airport may re-open tomorrow with a lot tighter security at a check-in area after the deadly bomb attacks last week. about 800 airport workers will test the temporary arrangements for passenger check-in and tougher baggage screening one week after the attack that killed 35 people and injured more than 270. the station, which was hit by a
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suicide bomber last tuesday morning is still closed. the investigation goes on. yesterday, people of all faith came together in brussels for a prayer service. a swift response targeting a gathering of christians on easter sunday. 300 injured when a south side bomber targeted a children's play area at a park. a break away isis group claimed responsibility saying they were targeting christians. the fbi lease legal battle with apple is over now. the justice department found a third party able to hack into that i-phone of the san bernardino shooter but did not
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say who that third party is. apple refused to help the government break into the phone saying it would set a dangerous legal precedent. now, apple says that the government needs to tell its specialists how the phone was broken into. they say this case is about a lot more than a single cell phone and privacy. >> this is also about protecting businesses and protecting information, trade secrets, and protecting government secrets >> while this particular high profile case is no longer being pursued, some bigger battles are ahead and will focus on if companies can build unbreakable technology in the future. a man accuse offend
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shooting an 8-year-old boy. officers have been searching for the man since thursday's drive-by shooting outside of the home in concord. someone who recognized him spotted him monday. he was driving in fairfield and pulled into a lowe's parking lot off of highway 80. three officers tried to arrest him and during the confrontation, one of the officers opened fire. the suspect was taken to the hospital in critical condition. the mother is grateful the suspect is now in custody. >> it's a brick off of my chest. a few bricks off of my chest. it's been a struggle the last few days. it's been tough on us. >> the 8-year-old has a bullet in his neck that cannot be reproved. they say he's a long-time family friend that got into an argument with a family member. he will face felony charges.
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your time is 8:12. it's a big day for crab lovers what we may find out today after months of delays new developments this morning in the race for the white house. the key endorsement for one of the candidates before a crucial state primary.
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2. new developments now the race for the white house. scott scott walker just endorsed ted cruz. trump is scheduled to speak this afternoon in jamesville, wisconsin. dozens of protesters called on the holiday inn to cancel the event and more protests expected today. donald trump's rivals, they are campaigning in wisconsin that is where 42 delegates are up for grabs and they're hoping to prevent trump from building on the lead. >> he's good at yelling an attacking and insulting, he does not have solutions for the country. >> hillary clinton is campaigning in wisconsin and yesterday in a speech, she attacked the republican candidates instead of her
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opponent bernie sanders. sanders told the crowd, he does better in the polls against donald trump than hillary clinton. >> here are the latest numbers for the candidates first for the democrats, hillary clinton leads sanders 49% to 43%. on the republican side, >> former republican presidential candidate marco rubio took his name off of the june primary ballot he submitted a signed affidavit saying he wanted his name removed. didn't give a reason. but the analysts say he probably doesn't want to split the vote. the candidates have until friday to officially remove their names from the primary ballot. however, more than 40 names we
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main, including former candidates ben carson, jeb bush. >> right now, it's 8:17. i want to check back in with sal. there's been quite a few problems, sounds like it's lightning up a bit. even when there are crashes, they get cleared up easier than they normally would. let's look at the commute on 880. it's beginning to slow down to downtown oakland which is the normal commute. as a matter of fact, if you have fast track, there's little to no wait. some of the middle lanes are slow. if you're driving in san jose, 280 are slow, so is northbound 17 turning into 880. let's go to steve now in the bay area forecast.
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>> cold this morning. 30s and low 40s. upper 30s from areas that usually don't get that cold, but they are this morning. the thunderstorms erupted and made it for everybody and left behind a lot of cold air. this is a dynamic spring low. it's going to be a big snow producer for the rockies and severe weather moving out in the northern plains we're in the backside of the low. i think all of the energy is too far to the east. many reports of the wind machines and parts of sonoma and the wine industry areas as well because we had 37 in livemore, there were a bunch in the santa cruz mountains. mill valley at 39. 21 up in truckee. a few showers possible.
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it might spill over but it won't make it this far. look at the size of this, it's from all of the way to montana, new mexico, we could use a little rain. chilly morning, mostly sunny, breezy at times. near normal to slightly below normal temperatures. 60s, low to mid, yesterday was the coolest by far and each day we warm up. maybe heading towards early next week, the system can move in and there are signs of around april 5th and the 10th and the 15th. we'll see. >> rain possibilitieses. >> yeah, it's not strong, but it's similar to yesterday. >> glad to see it. >> well known actor speaking out about his struggles with depression because of an internet name that popped up on
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his facebook page. >> the actor, the side by side photo shows him on the fox tv show prison break and on the right, that's him in 2010. the caption says when you break out of prison and find out about mcdonald's. miller says he gained weight by using food for comfort. he urges other, reach out and get help. the web site that posted the photos, they have apologized saying mental health is no joke or laughing matter. >> well, yeah. he made something positive out of it 8:21 is the time. the controversy continues after president obama's recent trip to cuba. what the former ruler of the country, fidel castro, had to say about president obama and america. and next in the money business, which airlines would
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like to take over virgin america and how soon a decision may be made.
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welcome back. wrestle mania ringing the opening bell this morning. you may be wrestling with your financial decisions. trading is up and down, checking in on the latest numbers, the
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prices for the dow slight news as i mentioned earlier in the week, it's probably going to be pretty quiet until we wrap up this quarter at the end of the week and get earnings reports in. home buyers facing more challenges the index is up 5 1/2%. the new report for january shows home values increasing 2 1/2 times faster than the average for hourly wages. home values increased 20 of the largest metro marks. only seattle has seen a larger increase. the only major airline reportedly received takeover bids from two rivals jet blue took in bids, that report says that discussions are ongoing, a deal could be announced next week.
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the carrier could decide to stay independent. apple released a fix after the latest operating system left users with some problems the updates to the i-phone and initiation pad had customers complaining about freezes and crashes. forbes reported that apple just released an update and that it should fix the bug. and a new report finds that the vast majority of money goes towards schemes. american iphone users spend an average of $35 on average last year. 25 of that were for games. and even if you're not going to be in new york friday night, you can still hear and see the music of david bowie. it's at the music call.
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>> producers say there was so much interest, they decided to find a way to let anyone who wanted to share the music listen in. it will be streamed around the world on skype for anyone who makes a donation. the money raised will go to music and art charities in the united states. the concert features 18 artists. people are speaking out about california's new minimum wage. coming up next, which group of people are not happy about the $15 per hour increase. we are looking at a commute that is improving finally as some of the communities have become thick. this is 880 northbound and this one is getting busier on the way to downtown oakland.
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clear, cold, already slowly warming up it will be a nice day today. temperatures for your tuesday coming up. p.
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police told us that no arrests have been made in the case i got through to the public information officer a short time ago and they're checking to see if the update changed at all. here's where it happened.
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we're in the parking lot behind the sea breeze market and deally d eal -- deli. police are investigating those on the other side of the freeway, it's university avenue and the city of berkeley. it happened around 9:00 last night in this parking lot, a woman was assaulted. police believe that the female victim and her attacker planned to meet here. they may have been acquaintances. it's not clear how police found out about this. if the victim called for help herself. but the victim was taken to highland hospital. this morning, police still looking for a suspect. she said she was checking to see, i'll follow up and ask if no arrests have been made and is there some sort of suspect description or other
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information that police want to get out to help with the investigation. >> that will be good to get more information on that. we'll check back in in a bit. >> usually i send a note out on twitter or facebook. >> he's working hard on the weather and the forecast. >> i get yelled at. i hear that from other people. >> right? >> not only by looking at the clock, but by the voice. >> exactly. >> thank you. we do have a calmer day today. yesterday was a lot of fun. it's clear and cold. many reports of the wind machines going up in nampa and for good reason. we have 35-degree readings. yesterday, that was fun. started up in lake county and spread south and west. sometimes i have seen these go to lake county and then down
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towards santa clara county but not always going into the peninsula. this is just a whopper of a low. it will give more snow showers but again, it maybe kind of sneaking in. not for us, i think for the sacramento valley, a lot of 30s. it took a tumble year. there were plenty of 30s, now they're in the low 40s. it's still cold. a little bit on the warmer side, it's a cool breeze. sunny, mostly sunny, look at the size of this. this low going into the rockies stretching from texas to the dakotas, that's a big system. chilly morning, mostly sunny here, a little warmer. there will be some cloud buildups, the breeze is more confined to the coast. a little bit below average on
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the temperatures 8:33 and except for a few hiccups, not bad. >> it's almost as if we have taken 3% off of the top. it's not like when i get a haircut. >> take 10% off of the top. >> like a mob movie. that's what is happening. it's just a few people not going. most people are. but when the commute is just a little lighter than usual, highway 24 through lafayette, there's are people, but it's not all that bad. there's slowing on the way to the oakland tunnel. let's move along and look at the bay bridge toll plaza, you can see it's lighter than usual. there's a little bit of a backup and once things happen, we had a crash on 80. once it cleared up, things got better quickly for the morning commute. i want to mention that we have a look at some of these east bay
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commutes. we're talking about crab this morning. the anticipation building for bay area crab fishermen. >> as they're loading up the boats, we see that this morning to start the crab season. brian tells us that they're still waiting for the results of the tests. >> they are. we're expecting announcements later this morning. i was out here a month ago, the scene is different from then it's buzzing around here. many of the crab fishermen have loaded up and put on the bait and about ready to go here. we're waiting for the announcement this morning. the question today is how much, the question answered later today, how much the price of crab per pound is going to be once they're caught. we expect to hear that later this morning.
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we have some video of crab fishermen getting ready to head out. some packing up the bait and others loading up the traps on the boat. a test boat was sent out over the weekend to catch and bring back crab to be tested. what they were looking for is the meat to weight ratio. the state gave the go ahead to open up the waters for the commercial season. what will the price per pound be and will it be worth it for the crab fishermen? >> the normal season starts in november. there's not much to say, a lot of people involved losing assets >> reporter: i spoke to some, ideally, they're hoping for $3 or $3.25 per pound.
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since it considered the end of the season, the peak of the season behind us, that's thanksgiving, christmas and new years and the super bowl as well. some say it likely won't reach that. we'll have to wait and see. hopefully, where he should hear the price per pound of the crab caught hopefully soon after that. this has been pretty rough waters for the crab fishermen, their lives have been changed it's affected their family lives they're eager to head to the water this morning. >> you brought up a good point, they missed out on thanksgiving and christmas, they could have made it up with the super bowl crab. but it wasn't lifted then either. >> reporter: really quickly. i talked to a crab fisherman
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that says he brings in about 15 grand between november until this time here in march. that's a big chunk of change for that period of time and when you don't have that money coming in, that's going to hurt all over. the families and people lost their homes >> other businesses as well. the ripple effect. flu this morning, another tied vote from the u.s. supreme court and this one gives a win to the california teacher's union. the court dead locked 4-4 over fees paid by union members. they argued that the fee system is needed to prevent nonmembers from getting a free ride. some of the teachers backed by conservative group, they argued that the fees violated the free speech rights for those who disagree with the union.
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small businesses say that the wage increase forced them to raise prices which might mean fewer customers and they could have to close permanently. one says it's the right thing to
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do. >> all businesses would increase prices the state legislature would have to approve the pro pose sal. in richmond, renters and some landlords speaking out about a plan to make rent control legal in san jose. 15% of new housing projects would have to be considered affordable. the housing director says
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families earning about $80,000 per year would be able to buy them. >> we should target teachers, entry level manager positions in san jose -- be be
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officials say five people have died now in sacramento. 15 were hospitalized after taking street drugs believed to contain fentanyl a powerful painkiller. they thought they were taking a different drug. fentanyl is used to treat pain, it's 50-100 times stronger than
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morphine. president obama taking steps no the first to address a painkiller addiction in the u.s. the president will be in atlanta for a panel discussion on drug abuse and heroin addiction. they want congress to expand federal funding to treat addiction. they will talk about ways to train doctors and new guidelines and emphasize physical therapy, exercise and over-the-counter medications before they prescribe painkillers. three were rescued from a cliff after being stuck there for hours. it started at 9:00 last night in the national seashore. the sheriff's department says someone spotted the stranded hikers half way down a 200-foot cliff and called 9-1-1. one of the hikers climbed down to the beach below. this picture shows a search and rescue team trying to reach the
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other hikers a helicopter was called in and pulled them to safety. today the alameda board of supervisors will honor those who responded to the ace train rerailment earlier this month. four were seriously hurt when two derailed on march 7th. one of the cars landed in a creek. they say it's a miracle nobody died. that miracle was because of the quick reaction of first responders and they will thank those workers by recognizing them at the meeting. instagram will delay changes to what you see in the news feed because some of the users complained about it. it would prioritize what you see when scrolling through the app
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and arrange for what they think is the most interesting to you. instagram says they're testing with a small group of users we just posted a video on our page. this may make you laugh this morning. >> this is the tortoise, a giant tortoise getting a bath. and it's special because it's the first bath that he's had in 184 years. >> that long. >> they do live a long time. >> 184 years, old, never had a bath before. check out the story by going to our instagram story and follow us. from hip hop mobile to shaking up the education system. up next, what diddy combs is doing in new york to bring change to education.
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fidel castro and cuba says he wasn't impressed the president obama's visit earlier this month. he wrote a column warning the people of cuba not the fall for what he calls washington's sweet talk. he said cuba doesn't need gifts from the empire. analysts say that fidel castro's views are out of touch with most cubans. the governor of utah signed a controversial abortion bill requiring doctors to give anesthesia to women having abortions. the idea is to minimize pain to the fetus. some say it's not clear if the fetus feels pain and that using anesthesia could hurt the
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mother. it took 14 years of research and doctors asking if there were tests they could take instead of looking for symptoms blood tests revealed concussion patients had higher levels of a specific protein in their blood and that protein stayed in the blood for a week after. >> the simple blood test tells us if some of the proteins released after an injury are detected in the blood. >> the study analyzed 600 patients for three years comparing their ct scans with a blood test. the outcome, 97% accurate they're preliminary. the experts say it's a substantial step towards developing a test used in a variety of situations. >> nascar driver dale earn heart jr. will donate his brain for research and concussions
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he went on twitter saying, why? what use is it to you at that point? i'm donating everything one way or another. the driver of the chevy has suffered at least 3 concussions during his career. let's check traffic for you in the bay area. sal is busy watching everything. >> we have seen some improvement. busy in many areas 880 is one of them. heading up to downtown oakland. it's improving as you can see, these days, this week, we have seen improving traffic. a lot of it has to do with less volume this week. let's look at the toll plaza. you can see the traffic has improved trying to get into san francisco. the traffic hasn't been that much. 101 is slow in san mateo. thank you. clear skies, cold this morning,
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a little bit of low clouds, patchy low clouds back on the southern end of the coast. the cold air over the ocean is producing clouds. cold mornings, sunny for us. not expecting any showers. a little warmer tomorrow. the morning lows will continue to be cold. each day we bump up. some lows impressive. morgan hills 35. danville 36. there were some cold readings and we get a look at it and it fell a part. they're impressive as it made it from the east bay to the coast. the low is churning it's a big system. it's now into central and eastern nevada, we're just too far away now. some of the cloud cover wrapping around we'll get some showers, upper
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30s and 50s, we have low to mid-30s to santa cruz area. that is a great system. snow, severe weather, the combination of chilly morning, cold, not bad, cool in the shade. breezy at times, low to mid-60s. slightly below average to near average on the temperatures tomorrow we jump above, all signs look to a quiet pattern for the rest of the week, thank you. >> time is 8:53. a grass fire yesterday afternoon that burned close to facebook headquarters, it probably
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started in a homeless encampment. it was about 4:00 yesterday afternoon. strong winds out there fan the flames, but firefighters kept it from spreading to near by homes. >> it burned some grass on the median in the road the earlier reports indicated it was sparked by a campfire. >> it's not unusual, we have a number of homeless encampments here along the bay. we have seen a number of up ticks in fires. >> about 13-acres burned out there. there's no word of any injuries. virtual reality has become more popular than ever. we will show you the new head set and how much it will cost you.
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a virtual reality devise is called a real game changer now delivered. it's the head set supposed to bring virtual reality to everybody. reviewers say it's the day that they have waited for to find out if it lives up to it. it makes you feel like you're in the world you're seeing on the head set. >> the gaming specifically in pc gaming, it's huge. because it's an entirely different way to experience a game. it's not something that comes along often. >> i was actually crawling on the floor, i was hiding behind desks, i felt as if i was in the game. >> he was into it. >> it costs $600 and you need a thousand dollars pc to make it work. analysts say two more competitors are launching this year, so prices may come down and the head sets are not just
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for gamers they predict virtual real estate tours antissing and advertising. talking about sean diddy opening a school starting with 6th and 7th grades. teachers will be called illuminators because they do more than teach. they will take time every day to check on a student's emotional needs and talk to parents at least twice a month. the students by the way are expected to do community service and go onto college. the sharks took down the detroit red wings in 7 games in the spring of '94. i had no clue but i like to
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play off of excitement. 22 years later, it's back. congratulations last night on the win . we have more coming up. to the women who know what real values are, you inspire us to bring you real value every day.
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